‘Women’s Health’

Weight Loss Fraud – What a Surprise – Not!

By Marsha Hudnall on 01/09/2014

FTC Cracks Down on Weight Loss Fraud On the heels of our Slim Chance Awards, which called out the most egregious weight loss schemes of 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week charged four companies with weight loss fraud. Sensa, the makers of a powder that you sprinkle to your food to “make you feel fuller faster” L’Occitane, which […] Read more »

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The Health Benefits of Coffee

By Robyn Priebe on 12/11/2013

Is Coffee Good For You? I sure hope so; I love it.  Previous concerns about excessive coffee consumption contributing to high blood pressure, cardiovascular problems, decreased bone density, and so on, may be less of a concern as we learn more about the health benefits of coffee. Potential Pros for Healthy Adults Who Frequently Consume Filtered Coffee Reduced risk of […] Read more »

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Can You Be Fat and Healthy?

By Marsha Hudnall on 12/05/2013

According to the latest headlines, you can’t be fat and healthy. I imagine you’ve seen/heard those headlines in recent days. They’re about a study that was just published looking at the question of whether a person can be healthy at higher weights. “Fat and healthy is a myth” (LA Times) “New research disputes fat but fit claim” (NBC News) “There’s […] Read more »

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Is Facebook Causing You to Overeat?

By Lisa Claudia Briggs on 11/25/2013

The Connection Between Overeating & Being Online There are lots of reasons why women fall into the pit of overeating at night. We know that if you haven’t fed yourself well enough during the day, you will be vulnerable to eating or binges at night. Makes sense. And of course there are other factors at play as well, such as […] Read more »

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